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Saudi Arabia defers to renew pact to supply oil to Pakistan on deferred payments

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia has not renewed an agreement with Pakistan which will allow oil supplies on deferred payments after that pact expired two months back, media reports said.

150 members of the Saudi Royal family believed to be infected by coronavirus: Report

Riyadh/IBNS: At least 150 members of Saudi Arabia's royal family are believed to be infected by coronavirus, said a media report.

Saudi authorities impose curfew in Jeddah amid coronavirus pandemic - Interior Ministry

Beirut/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi Arabia has imposed a curfew in the western Jeddah province starting from Sunday at 15:00 local time (12:00 PM GMT) due to the spread of COVID-19, the Interior Ministry said.

Intensified Saudi-led airstrikes hit Houthi-controlled sites in northern Yemen

Aden, Yemen/Xinhua: The Saudi-led coalition on Saturday launched intensified airstrikes against several military sites controlled by Houthi rebels in Yemen's northern province of al-Jawf, a government official told Xinhua.

Saudi Arabia may stop funding mosques in foreign lands

Geneva/IBNS: In a shift from its half-a-century old foreign policy, Saudi Arabia is planning to stop funding mosques in foreign countries, a Wion report said today.

Israel officially allows citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia: Reports

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israel’s Interior minister Arye Deri has signed a directive earlier this week allowing Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time in its history, media reported Sunday.

Turkish President claims Saudi pressured Pakistan to skip Kuala Lumpur Summit

Ankara/IBNS:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week claimed that Pakistan was forced to withdraw from a gathering of leaders from many Islamic nations in Malaysia after Saudi Arabia had issued economic threats on it.

US to urge Saudi Arabia for full accountability in Khashoggi case: State Department

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The United States will continue to encourage Saudi Arabia for transparency in the investigation of columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in order to bring all accountable to justice, a senior US State Department official told reporters.

Saudi Arabia court sentences five to death over journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder

Riyadh/IBNS: A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced five people to death in connection with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.

Saudi Arabia to Cooperate with US in Florida Shooting Probe - Embassy

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud directed his country's security services to cooperate with American colleagues in investigating the shooting at a US Naval base in Florida, the Saudi Embassy in the Washington said.

Saudi Arabia takes over G20 presidency from Japan 

Riyadh/IBNS: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumed the G20 Presidency on Sunday, leading up to the Leaders’Summit in Riyadh on Nov 21-22.

Saudi Arabia releases 3 detained journalists amid international pressure - Rights Group

Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi authorities have released three detained activists amid international pressure and media coverage of recent arrests, local human rights organization ALQST said on Thursday.

Saudi embassy evacuates 132 Saudi citizens from Lebanon

Beirut (Xinhua/UNI) The Saudi Embassy in Lebanon announced on Sunday that it has evacuated 132 Saudi citizens from Lebanon to date, the National News Agency reported.

Saudi Arabia: 35 people die, 4 others hurt in bus mishap

Riyadh: At least 35 people were killed in a traffic mishap in Saudi Arabia as a bus collided with another vehicle a day ago, media reports said on Thursday.

Saudi national gets over 12 years for lying about Al-Qaeda camp - US Justice Dept

Washington, Oct 4 (Sputnik/UNI) A US court sentenced a Saudi national to more than 12 years in prison for lying to the FBI about attending a training camp in Afghanistan that was run by the al-Qaeda terrorist group (outlawed in Russia), the Justice Department said in a statement.